Accountancy, Payroll and Human Resources

Course Aim

If you have a flair for numbers or enjoy working in financial management then this course is for you. It is designed to deliver the skills, knowledge and competencies required to assist in financial and human resource management. This specialised certificate can be used to gain direct employment within the public service or the private sector, as well as to gain entry to third level degree courses at Universities and Institutes of Technology.


Course Modules

  • Accounting Manual and Computerised
  • Human Resources
  • Payroll Manual and Computerised
  • Applied Economics
  • Business Administration Skills
  • Business Law
  • Taxation
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheet Methods



5M2102 QQI Level 5 Office Administration


Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Higher Education

DCU/DkIT | Accounting & Finance | Level 8

NUI Maynooth| Business and Accounting | Level 8

NUI Galway | Law & Business | Level 8

UCD | Commerce | Level 8

UCD | Business and Law | Level 8

Galway Mayo IT | Human Resource Management | Level 7


Career Opportunities & Progression Routes

The course will allow successful candidates to seek employment in various roles including:

Accountancy Practices l Business  Administration Roles | Project Manager | Financial Clerical Officer  |  Accounts Administrator  | Payroll Clerk | Funds Manager | HR Administrator



Student Services Costs: €200

Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)


QQI Certification Charge:

  • QQI Level 5 €50
  • QQI Level 6 €80


Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.




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